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Sunday 19 April 1953

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cynthia Riveroll and Sara Simeoni. In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Shane, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953 while The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ethel and Albert.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Ethel and Albert

Written by: Peggy Lynch

Starring: Peggy Lynch, Alan Bunce

Country: United States

The Plymouth Playhouse

Starring: Donald Cook

Country: United States

Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Bruce Hall, Jack Weston, John Boruff

Country: United States

Eye Witness

Starring: Wesley Addy, Joseph Anthony, Fay Bainter, Lee Bowman

Country: United States

Romper Room and Friends

Starring: Sally Claster Gelbard, Bruce Edward Hall, Molly McCloskey, Nancy Claster

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Shane

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin

Country: United States

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Titanic

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Clifton Webb, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner

Country: United States

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House of Wax

Directed by: Andre de Toth

Starring: Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk

Country: United States

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Invaders from Mars

Directed by: William Cameron Menzies

Starring: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt

Country: United States

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Glen or Glenda

Directed by: Edward D. Wood Jr.

Starring: Edward D. Wood Jr., Bela Lugosi, Lyle Talbot

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 April 1953 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Cynthia Riveroll: Mexican-Italian-Scottish actress in Mexican TV soap operas since she was a kid as she left home young.
  • Sara Simeoni: Italian athlete, a gold medal at the 1980 Olympics and a silver in the 1984 summer Olympics at Los Angeles, CA in the women's high jump, reaching 6 ft.
  • Rod Morgenstein: American drummer (Winger Dixie Dregs Platypus and The Jelly Jam).
  • Ruby Wax: American-English comedian actress and screenwriter.
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Facts:
  • WAFB TV channel 9 in Baton Rouge, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Louise Suggs wins LPGA San Diego Golf Open.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1953?

  • Life: Changing landscape
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ezra T. Benson -- Apr. 13, 1953
  • Life: Lucy Desi and kids

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Steamboat Gothic

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

This was the first of Frances Parkinson Keyes novels that I ever read. I was entranced with the Southern locale and the people depicted in the novel.

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The Sea Around Us

By: Rachel Carson

Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most remarkably successful books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on ...

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My Island Home

By: James Norman Hall

Stated first edition bound in tan and green cloth with with dark green lettering. B&W photo illustrations, 374 pages. A VG+ copy in a VG dust jacket.

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The Silver Chalice

By: Thomas B. Costain

Distinguished historian and past master of fiction, Thomas B. Costain has turned his prodigious talent to biblical times to weave an exciting and inspirational story about the Cup used by Christ at the Last Supper with His Disciples.

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